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County Ordinances

The official Jones County Code of Ordinances is located in the Jones County Auditor's Office.

While we make every attempt to provide the most recent ordinance information as a courtesy on this website, we make no warranties as to the accuracy of this information. Persons referencing Jones County ordinances for legal purposes are encouraged to contact the County Auditor for the most current information.

Title I - Organization & Structure

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Ordinance Codification (December 1999)
Chapter 4
Chapter 6
Ordinance Codification (December 2001)
Chapter 7
Ordinance Codification (December 2002)
Chapter 8
Ordinance Codification (December 2003)
Chapter 9
Ordinance Codification (December 2004)
Chapter 11
Ordinance Codification (December 2005)
Chapter 11
Ordinance Codification (December 2006)
Chapter 12
Ordinance Codification (December 2007)
Chapter 13
Ordinance Codification (December 2008)
Chapter 14
Ordinance Codification (December 2009)
Chapter 15
Ordinance Codification (December 2011)
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Ordinance Codification (January 2014)
Chapter 18
Ordinance Codification (January 2015)
Chapter 19
Ordinance Codification (January 2016)
Chapter 20
Ordinance Codification (January 2017)
Chapter 21
Ordinance Codification (December 2017)
Chapter 22
Ordinance Codification (December 2018)
Chapter 23
Chapter 24

Title II - Public Services

Chapter 1

Title III - Business & Occupations

Title IV - Streets, Roads, Public Ways & Transportation

Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 8
Chapter 9

Title V - Public Order, Safety & Health

Chapter 1
Hazardous Substances (December 2003)
Chapter 3
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 11
Chapter 14
Amended
Ordinance 2019-04 (June 2019)
Chapter 16

Title VI - Property & Land Use

Chapter 1
Flood Plain Management Ordinance (October 2016)

Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) - Effective May 15, 2015
To view the FIRM maps visit the FEMA website and enter the property address. Please contact the Jones County Emergency Management Coordinator at (319) 462-4386 for further assistance.

Flood Insurance Study, Jones County, Iowa and Incorporated Areas - Effective May 15, 2015
For copies of current Letters of FIRM Map Change (LOMA), contact the Jones County Flood Plain Administrator/Emergency Management Coordinator at (319) 462-4386.

Chapter 2
Cemetery Commission (January 1997)
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Repealed April 2007 by incorporation into Chapter 3, Zoning Ordinances
Chapter 8
Repealed April 2007 by incorporation into Chapter 3, Zoning Ordinance

Title VII - Social & Human Services

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
General Assistance (December 2007)

Title VIII - Culture, Education & Recreation

Title IX - Franchises